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Mystic Falls Trail

Behind Biscuit Basin, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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not for the lazy

the hike up to mystic falls is not for the lazy or weak, its a good trek but worth the effort for... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Great Wildlife View

Hiked the Mystic Falls Trail in September, 2017. We saw a River Otter and 2 pups and were able to... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
White Plains, New York
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Behind Biscuit Basin, Yellowstone National Park, WY
Behind Biscuit Basin, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

the hike up to mystic falls is not for the lazy or weak, its a good trek but worth the effort for those fit enough to walk it.

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Hiked the Mystic Falls Trail in September, 2017. We saw a River Otter and 2 pups and were able to follow them up the river to Mystic Falls and watched them climb the slope to go around the Falls. It was amazing. The trail is...More

Thank capngrey
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We loved the loop hike, I think that is 2.4 miles. The vistas are absolutely amazing. We were in the park Mon - Fri and it snowed every day. The trail on the lower end was slushy with a lot of water holes. The trails...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A short hike from the Biscuit Basin gets you to this beautiful area with quite a pretty waterfall. Definitely make time to see it if you are able to make the hike.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We decided to climb up to a lookout and never actually got to the Falls. But the lookout was so worth it. Not for sandals and hiking sticks are helpful but we saw Giant Geyser go off from a distance and it was spectacular.

Thank hikergal3
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This was a 'just right' length of hike. It's a little more than a mile from Biscuit Basin, so it doesn't take all day. It climbs steadily uphill, but it's not very steep. I think we were able to finish in about 2.5 hours. We...More

Thank EYK999
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It was a nice walk, moderate ups and downs. Beautiful vistas along the river. The falls were nice, not full, nice. The walk back seemed nicer...views and some chipmunks at work in the trees, getting the pinecones to fall...to gather. So cute.

Thank RatingsfromMe
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you had enough of the 8 loop and want to walk, this is a short 1.6miles (each direction) from the parking into the land. I recommend it very much, it was not hard, not long and beautiful, and gave us a feeling of the...More

Thank Gadi E
Reviewed 14 August 2017

You can enjoy the Biscuit Basin boardwalk loop and at the far end go another .7miles to the falls. But the sign is confusing because it says .7 miles to the left or to the right, or 1.7 to the right?! Go left and enjoy...More

2  Thank BigC320
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The Mystic Falls Trail is a relatively easy hike of about 2.5 miles round trip. Mystic Falls is very rugged and beautiful and well worth the trip. The trail starts at the end of the Biscuit Basin boardwalk. The boardwalk is very scenic and can...More

Thank EJW3
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Allison W
7 October 2016|
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Response from richard s | Reviewed this property |
Totally easy to find...The trail is marked and so is the trail head! A beautiful little hike.